Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website British Council


Project Manager- Youth and Skills

This position leads the successful delivery of youth leadership development project and other activities under education sector portfolio managing project plan, managing client or internal stakeholders, successfully achieving reporting and meeting compliance standards.

Location: Kathmandu
Duration: Until 31 August 2024 with the possibility of an extension

Role overview

Main accountabilities, not limited to the following

Relationship & Stakeholder management

  • Has relationships with delivery partners and stakeholders within the country and can procure services and manage delivery partners.
  • Holds suppliers to account for delivering against the contract.
  • Builds strong internal relationships and networks.
  • Supports business development and partnership development with national and international funders/partners.

Commercial and Financial Management

  • Ensure sound financial planning, working closely with finance teams to ensure British Council and client financial year plans are up to date.
  • Manages and monitors project budget, and timely reports risks, including financial and identification of opportunities and mitigation actions.
  • Compliance with British Council financial policies and procedures.

Project Management

  • Contributes to the development of, owns and delivers on Project Management Plan.
  • Delivers project/programme in compliance with all internal policies and processes (for example British Council’s project management framework, safeguarding, EDI, social value and conflict sensitivity).
  • Supports internal planning and reporting including; risk and issue management, impact reporting and ensuring regional management information requests are met.

Procurement Management

  • Responsible for data collection and data management including timely data entry, quality assurance of data, undertaking basic analysis of monitoring data, and developing progress reports to meet funding needs.
  • Develops impact stories and other communication materials.
  • Manages seminars, conferences and workshops under the education sector projects/programmes.
  • Supports in project administration as required.

Role-specific knowledge and experience

  • You should bring along:
  • Legal right to work in Nepal.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English/ CEFR level C1.
  • University degree in a related field
  • Experience managing projects from start to finish and familiarity with project life cycles.
  • Understanding of procurement, evaluation, and reporting requirements of projects
  • Proven experience in managing project finances.
  • Experience in managing stakeholders
  • More than 3 years experience in project or programme management.
  • Experience in using technology in project delivery.
  • Good understanding and experience in supporting monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and experience of global challenges like climate change and gender equality are desirable.
  • Experience in managing youth leadership development projects would be an advantage.

Additional Requirement

This role could require domestic and international travel as required by the programme and some out-of-hours and evening work responding to or driven by programme/portfolio needs.

How to apply

Share your recent CV (not exceeding 4 pages) with a cover letter (300 words) indicating expected gross monthly remuneration to

Please ensure to mention the position title in the subject when you apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To be considered for this job, you must already have the right to live and work in Kathmandu. Please be aware that for this role, we are not able to sponsor a working visa.

Application pack

Project Manager- Youth and Skill

Closing date: Sunday 26 May 2024

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